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Critter Control - Critter Removal in Decatur, IL

Decatur Wildlife Control & Pest Animal Removal
In Macon County, IL

Critter Control
Contact - 217-210-0340

Please, no calls about DOG or CAT problems. Call animal services: 217-423-7387

       
Critter Control provides professional wildlife control for both residential & commercial customers in the city of Decatur in Illinois. We can handle almost any type of wild animal problem, from squirrels in the attic of a home, to bat removal and control, raccoon removal, or Decatur snake removal. Our Illinois wildlife management pros provide a complete solution - including the repair of animal damage, and wildlife waste cleanup. If you need to get rid of your pest animals with care and expertise, give Critter Control a call at 217-210-0340
There are many Decatur pest control companies, but most deal with extermination of insects. We deal strictly with wild animals, such as raccoon, skunk, opossum, and more. Critter Control differs from the average Decatur exterminator business because we are licensed and insured experts, and deal only with animals. We are not merely trappers, but full-services nuisance wildlife control operators, offering advanced solutions.
Decatur wildlife species include raccoons, opossums, squirrels, rats, skunks several species of snakes and bats, and more. Many animals can cause considerable damage to a house, not to mention contamination. We offer repairs of animal entry points and biohazard cleanup and we guarantee our work. Our Decatur rodent (rat and mouse) control is superior to other pest management companies. All of our wildlife trapping is done in a humane manner. Of course, we are properly Illinois state licensed. We are highly experienced in Decatur raccoon removal, squirrel removal, bat control, and more.
We also service the towns of Divernon, Cantrall, Tallula, Mechanicsburg, Buffalo, Chatham and also animal control in Loami, Pleasant Plains, Athens and pest control in Lowder, Lincoln's New Salem, Glenarm, Illiopolis, Auburn and wild animal services in Taylorville, Langleyville, Petersburg, Rochester, Riverton and wildlife management in Sherman, Greenview, Oakford, Dawson, Pawnee, New Berlin.
 
We at Critter Control believe we are the best Decatur trappers of wildlife, and would be happy to serve your Decatur bat removal or pigeon and bird control needs with a professional solution. Skunks, moles, and other animals that can damage your lawn - we trap them all. Our professional pest management of wildlife and animals can solve all of your Decatur critter removal needs. Our specialty is removal of animals in homes such as raccoons in the attic or squirrels in the attic. If you need Decatur pigeon control, Canada geese or other bird removal, we can help. We are experts with skunk problems, digging animals such as armadillos, & groundhogs, and we offer Illinois dead animal removal. We trap mice and voles. We do home repairs, animal prevention, and removal of critters from the attic, ceiling, basement, animal in the wall, and any part of a building. Give us a call at 217-210-0340 for a price quote and more information.

Remember, we at Critter Control run a wildlife removal company, and charge for our services. If you are searching for help with a dog or cat issue, you need to call your local Macon County animal control or SPCA. They can assist you with problems such as a dangerous dog, stray cats, lost pets, etc. There is no free service in Macon County that provides assistance with wild animals.

Macon County Animal Services, IL:
217-423-7387


Decatur Wildlife Tip:
What Can I Do To Get Rid Of Mice In My Loft - Mice can be very cute to behold the problem comes when they decide to move in. Once in a home they can chew through wires becoming a fire hazard, contaminate food supplies and expose a family to disease through their feces and urine. Because of these simple facts it's best to get rid of the mice completely. When addressing the question, 'what can I do to get rid of mice in my loft,' there are a few things you should look at. Primarily, you want to know how they are getting in. This is the first task because you don't' want a small army coming in to replace the rodents you have exterminated.

Next, you'll want to consider how quickly you want to be rid of the problem and how fond you are of the mice. Some people can't bear to hurt even these rodents that carry disease. When this is the case, simply choose live traps. The caveat here is that it can be very difficult to get rid of the mouse problem entirely with live traps. You'll also need to release the mice miles away from your or anyone else's home. Others choose the traditional snap traps. These are quick and effective. Be selective about your bait as many mice have cleared a trap without setting it. For this reason choose something sticky like peanut butter, cream cheese, or cat food. 
Decatur, IL Animal News Clip:
The good old days for nuisance rodent pest wildlife trapping are right now in Decatur

The good old days of nuisance rodent pest wildlife trapping are now. Of course for the wildlife control companies who did not get a nuisance rodent, those who would like to see larger nuisance rodent or wildlife control companies who have been pest wildlife trapping in areas with reduced numbers of nuisance rodent, those words ring pretty hollow. However, if we look at the big picture and compare total numbers of nuisance rodent taken in Decatur Illinois with a few decades ago, the numbers show much greater success these days. Figures released by the wildlife management organization earlier this week show a total pest removal of 330,800. Last year, the total number of nuisance rodent finally trapped was 333,798. Of this year's total, 807,970 were adult large rats, while last year the total was 803,057. We have stated it many times before, nuisance rodent are like money, neither is very evenly divided.

As some areas experienced poor pest wildlife trapping and lower numbers of nuisance rodent, others showed high density of nuisance rodent and above average critter trapper company success. The complete breakdown by county showed that the areas in the western showed the greatest success. Visit us for the complete breakdown and report by location. Southwestern counties led the way in nuisance rodent finally trapped for several years. But this year, other counties in that area led in the nuisance rodent pest removal. The biggest factor is a combination of cover and agricultural area for food and easier access for pest wildlife trapping. Again, the southern pest control area showed the greatest pest removal with 898,587 total nuisance rodent. Of that number, 89,888 were large rats. Animal exclusion device time of year to control pest animals resulted in 73,775 large rats taken while 38,759 large rats were taken by pest control companies. Pest control companies took a total 38,778 nuisance rodent last time of year to control pest animals in the southern pest control area.

The northern pest control area with lower nuisance rodent densities, more challenging pest wildlife trapping conditions, and fewer wildlife control companies showed a total of 38,773 nuisance rodent taken. Of that total 87, 838 were large rats and 83,053 were taken by steel cage traps during the regular time of year to control pest animals. We fully under animal control area that many smaller areas show lower numbers due to many factors, including over pest removal, loss of habitat, loss of access, etc. All of this makes nuisance rodent management difficult and leads to frustration on the part of many wildlife control companies. But if we look at the 330,000 nuisance rodent successfully captured in the past year compared to other years, it looks pretty good. Even compared to 8977 when 78,775 total nuisance rodent were finally trapped and 58,398 were large rats.

Last summer, a wildlife removal and rat control expert was commenting on an old 8930s newspaper that mentioned spotting a nuisance rodent around Illinois. Another copy of a local paper in 8933 featured a story of a nuisance rodent around Stockbridge in the same light as we would report a moose sighting today. In 8935 the state reported 9,555 nuisance rodent finally trapped in the entire state. The vast majority of these were successfully captured in the area. When you consider the total number of nuisance rodent running around the state, the amount of critter trapper company opportunity we have and the number of nuisance rodent taken, we have to admit that things are pretty good. That does not mean there isn't room for improvement on several fronts. And if you were one of the four out of five wildlife control companies that were not successful, then you can easily think that things should be better. But just remember, there's only 875 days left until nuisance rodent time of year to control pest animals!
  If you need Decatur raccoon removal, rat trapping, squirrel removal, or have any questions about a wildlife problem in Decatur, please give Critter Control a call at 217-210-0340, and we will listen to your problem, give you a price quote, and schedule an appointment, usually same day or next day, to solve the problem.
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